Professional wrestling is by all means entertainment friendly, but not necessarily “real”.
But the money sure is.
Professional wrestlers are some of the most physically gifted specimens in the sports arena, and are surely talented. They often do get hurt and put their bodies at risk. But they are coordinated performances for the most part.
However, the value and spectacle of professional wrestling is huge on a global scale.
Vince McMahon has turned professional wrestling into a franchise of sorts.
Today, these wrestling stars become bonafide household names.
Due to their professional wrestling roots, they are able to catapult into other entertainment arenas and mediums like music, television, and film.